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Abnalls Cottage, Farewell and Chorley

Description: Abnalls Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1964
English Heritage Building ID: 272639

OS Grid Reference: SK0975310165
OS Grid Coordinates: 409753, 310165
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6891, -1.8571

Location: Abnalls Lane, Farewell, Staffordshire WS13 8BN

Locality: Farewell and Chorley
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS13 8BN

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Listing Text

CHORLEY C.P. (north side)

2/28 Abnalls Cottage

- II

Cottage. C17, refaced late C18, Timber frame with brick infill replaced
to east front by brickwork; tiled roof; corniced brick ridge stack
and end stack to right. Two storeys and gable-lit attic, two-window
front; casements, more widely spaced and with segmental heads to ground
floor; central entrance with C20 glazed door. Lower addition to right.
Sides and rear have square panel framing braced at wall plate level
to truss divisions. The cottage was used by Erasmus Darwin for his
patients as a recuperative retreat and for use of the restorative bath
(q.v.) sited to the south.

Listing NGR: SK0975310165

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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